The cultural challenges faced by two people who are from different backgrounds can be so overwhelming thereby, making it a difficult for intercultural relationships to work.The simple question that has tormented several people in intercultural relationships is: How do you overcome these challenges? Never assume When it comes to intercultural relationships, never assume that you know everything.
Just because your partner is from a foreign country and you are a native does not mean that they have to sacrifice everything for you.
From having to travel to see you and learning your language, it serves well to reciprocate.
Being married to a Muslim or an Indian does not necessarily mean that you have to lose your entire cultural identity. Creating awareness Another issue involves creating awareness about intercultural relationships and its advantages.
This will help to eliminate the negativity that comes with thinking that all cross-cultural relationships are doomed and can never work as often perceived.
“Getting to know one another is essential,” Sofia confirms.